Forbidden fruit : love stories from the Underground Railroad / Betty DeRamus.
Author: DeRamus, Betty.
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2005.
Description: xiv, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Underground Railroad Anecdotes.
Fugitive slaves United States Biography Anecdotes.
Couples United States Biography Anecdotes.
Love United States History 19th century Anecdotes.
African Americans Biography Anecdotes.
Whites United States Biography Anecdotes.
United States Race relations Anecdotes.
Contents: Book I, The Rebels. Love in a time of hate -- A love worth waiting for -- The special delivery package -- The man who couldn't grow a beard -- Even a blind horse knows the way -- The slave who knew his name -- Footprints in the snow -- Chased by wolves -- The woman on John Little's back -- Angeline's blues -- Book II, Crossing the color line. Suspicious lynchings -- Passing white -- Passing for black -- Mixed marriages in deadly times: a chronology -- Hound dogs hate red pepper -- The schoolteacher had to duck dead cats -- Book III, Free at last. Guns and pickles.